Equations and Their Solutions

  1. Roger Cooke

Published Online: 26 SEP 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470277980.ch2

Classical Algebra: Its Nature, Origins, and Uses

Classical Algebra: Its Nature, Origins, and Uses

How to Cite

Cooke, R. (2008) Equations and Their Solutions, in Classical Algebra: Its Nature, Origins, and Uses, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470277980.ch2

Author Information

  1. Williams Professor of Mathematics Emeritus, The University of Vermont, Department of Mathematics, Burlington, VT

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 SEP 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470259528

Online ISBN: 9780470277980

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Keywords:

  • equations;
  • geometric interpretations;
  • diophantine equations;
  • numerical analysts;
  • polarization identity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Polynomial equations, coefficients, and roots

  • The classification of equations

  • Numerical and formulaic approaches to equations

  • Important concepts and principles in this lesson

  • Problems and questions

  • Further reading